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Michele Gilli “el Moka�

Drifting la

Deriva De Los Contenidos


A lo largo de los millones de aĂąos de vida de la tierra, Colapsan, van a la deriva.

los continentes se han ido modificando, acercando, alejando.

Lo mismo pasa en la historia de la humanidad con los contenidos, Se acercan, se buscan, se mezclan, chocan entre si.

las ideas, las gentes.

Estos mapas mezclan, comprimen, deforman, confunden las fronteras. Visualizan relaciones entre personas y entre ideas. Corta y pega, corta y pega...

During millions of years of our planet’s life, the continents have been modified, they separated, and joined again. Collapsing, drifting away. The same thing happens in human history with the contents, the ideas, the people They get closer, look for each other, blend, crash.... These maps mix, squeeze, deform, blur the boundaries. They display relations among persons and among ideas. Cut & Paste, Cut & Paste...


Die Cabo de Gata Inseln 2001 - 27Ă—22 cms - map collage on paper cabo de gata, mainly, and spanish coasts.

some mitteleuropean coordinates.

J.Altherr Landauer Kunstmuseum

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Isla de Rita 2006 - 21Ă—21 cms - map collage on paper euskadi, bilbo, catalan coast, barcelona, some galicia, mallorca and cabo de gata.

made to measure for rita, tere and peru.

The Erroteta-Ricart Foundation for Modern Art

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La Santa Lucia 2010 - 21Ă—21 cms - map collage on paper tuscany, elba, corse. tiny bits of all italy. made to measure for lucia, mauro etc.

Fondazione CĂ  Oh Oh

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Franzania Island (before the tsunami) 2012 - 9,5Ă—14 cms - map collage on paper madagascar and tanzania, colliding softly with normandy

Available, framed (18Ă—23 cms).

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L’isola d’Imperia 2012 - 16×13 cms - map collage on paper mediterranean mix island. capital city: imperia.

made to measure for carlo and lelia.

Collezione Castaudi-Olivetti

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The great Lake of Guinea (1925) 2012 - 15Ă—15 cms - map collage on paper central africa, mediterranean coast, kazakhstan. what a crash!

Available, framed (23Ă—28 cms)

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Cap.3: Decadencia 2012 - 18Ă—18 cms - map collage on paper paleozoic, mesozoic, cenozoic. next remix?

Artist collection

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Contacto 2012 - 10Ă—14 cms - map collage on paper moving quickly from africa to europe.

and the continental masses getting closer.

Available, framed (12Ă—17 cms)

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MalvinaLand 2013 - 9,5Ă—14 cms - map collage on paper lot of south america, some australia. great britain fallen down under.

Available, framed (16Ă—20cms)

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Little Britain 2013 - 17Ă—23,5 cms - map collage on paper the u.k. shrunk to

70% of its area. easier to cross

coast to coast, and closer to europe. oops, london missing.

Available, framed (26Ă—32cms)

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Mare Nostrum 2013 - 22Ă—9,5 cms - map collage on paper mauretania, europa, pontus, sarmatia, oceania. omnium nostrum

Ana HernĂĄndez Private Collection

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Florida Ida 2013 - 15Ă—21 cms - map collage on national geographic florida. twice. drifting southwards.

(missed cuba by a couple of inches)

Available, framed (18Ă—24cms)

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Sa Palma 2013 - 11,5Ă—8 cms - map collage on paper canarias meet baleares. mallorca, with a bit of

la palma and a bit of lanzarote. some barcelona too.

Ramones’ Found for Arts & Crafts

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Mondo è Piatto

2013 - 21Ă—14 cms - paper on porcelain dish a world of clouds. passing clouds.

Galleria Rosalba Giacone

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Isla de Bruno del Sur 2013 - 29Ă—20 cms - map collage on paper special request by Julia schulz-dornburg. croatia, bosnia and herzegovina, berlin. and sea, a lot of it.

Bruno Bakalovic Kunsthalle

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Die Cabo de Gata Inseln������������������������������������ 6 Isla de Rita��������������������������������������������������������8 La Santa Lucia������������������������������������������������� 10 Franzania Island (before the tsunami)�������������12 L’isola d’Imperia���������������������������������������������� 14 The great Lake of Guinea (1925)��������������������� 16 Cap.3: Decadencia�������������������������������������������� 18 Contacto����������������������������������������������������������20 MalvinaLand��������������������������������������������������� 22 Little Britain�������������������������������������������������� 24 Mare Nostrum������������������������������������������������� 26 Florida Ida������������������������������������������������������28 Sa Palma����������������������������������������������������������30 il Mondo è Piatto�������������������������������������������� 32 Isla de Bruno del Sur�������������������������������������� 34


Drifting: la deriva de los contenidos  

A catalog of map collages. EDITED BY EL MOKA

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